Raw, Vegan Taco Salad

April 8, 2014
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It is no great secret that Pure Food and Wine is one of my favorite vegan restaurants–possibly the favorite, when push comes to shove. I have a dinner at Pure to thank for piquing my interest in raw food, and the restaurant has continued to inspire me since with its ultra-creative, ultra-aesthetic, and utra-delicious food. […]

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Eggplant Bacon Wrapped, Avocado Stuffed Dates

March 12, 2014
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As you may have guessed already, this recipe is a raw, vegan spin on bacon-wrapped, stuffed dates, a popular appetizer/hors d’oeuvre on tapas menus.. We might also call it a creative interpretation of devils on horseback, which is an English pub snack consisting of dates that have been stuffed with chutney or cheese, wrapped in […]

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Raw, Vegan Chocolate Bark with Cranberries and Hemp Seeds

February 13, 2014
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Today’s snow was not the first of the season, but it was the first that felt like a legitimate “snow day”: accumulation as high as the tops of my boots, the sight of my neighbors’ kids flinging snowballs at each other downstairs, and an entire afternoon spent sipping ginger tea atop my radiator. It was […]

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Raw Salted Almond Chocolate Snack Bars

January 6, 2014
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We can go ahead and file this post under “great recipe, lousy photo.” I’m still in NY, which means I’m still without my regular camera, which means I’m still snapping pictures on my phone. But when a recipe sounds as delicious as these salted almond and chocolate snack bars do–and delivers on the promise, I […]

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Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad With Radicchio, Cranberry, and Pistachios

November 20, 2013
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Yesterday, when I was sharing my new favorite trail mix, a bunch of you mentioned how much you love pistachios. I do, too, but I tend to underutilized them in my kitchen (part cost, part availability, part force of habit). Since I had pistachios around for the trail mix, I decided to come up with […]

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Raw Vegan Brownie Bites

November 12, 2013
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It’s a Tuesday night express post! Fortunately, there’s only so much words can do to enhance the appeal of raw brownie bites, which are mighty enticing as it is. The idea for these raw, vegan brownie bites came from the raw chocolate cupcakes I posted recently. Indeed, it’s essentially the same recipe (walnuts, cacao nibs, […]

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Raw, Vegan Witches’ Finger Cookies For Halloween

October 24, 2013
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So glad you all like the chocolate maca milk! I can’t wait to get back to my blender so that I can whip up another batch. As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, I had a chance to make a couple of Halloween-themed treats last week before I left for New York. For someone who’s basically […]

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